August 04, 2020

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Explosion rocks Turkish police HQ, kills one officer

Explosion rocks Turkish police HQ, kills one officer

GAZIANTEP, Turkey (AA) – A car bomb outside a police headquarters in southeastern Turkey has killed one officer and injured nine others.

Four civilians were also hurt in Sunday’s blast, which took place in Gaziantep.

According to Gaziantep Governor Ali Yerlikaya, a car laden with explosives blew up in front of the local police HQ.

The explosion was heard in many places, shattering windows in nearby buildings.

Ambulances and fire crews have been sent to the scene.